Featured Events

The Met & New OZZI Reusable Cups

Let every day be Earth Day! Coming this April 2017- the Met is expanding the OZZI program with a new OZZI Hot & Cold Reusable Cup. The new OZZI cups will...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 7am
Illustration Senior Show #6

Please join us for our sixth Senior Show of 2017! There are nine senior show groups this year. There will be a new exhibition up in the ISB Gallery each...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 12pm
Sabbatical Presentation: Andrew Freiband

Knowledge from Narrative: Fine Artists’ Literacies in Applied Research

Thursday, April 27, 2017 12pm
Sabbatical Presentation: Andrew Freiband

Film Animation & Video faculty Andrew Freiband discusses his time away from RISD, his own personal research, and the importance of narrative in his work.

Sculpture Guest Lecture: Rhode Island and the Re-Memory of Slavery

Noel Anderson is a Louisville, Kentucky-born artist who currently lives in New York, and is known for circuitous investigations into the evolving make-up of...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 3pm, 7pm
Our America, Critical Perspectives on Americana opening reception

A curated exhibition by Aaron Simmons MID 18 ID and Anna McNeary MFA 18 PR

Our America, Critical Perspectives on Americana

A curated exhibition by Aaron Simmons MID 18 ID and Anna McNeary MFA 18 PR

Weekly UMAD Meeting

Weekly meetings to catch up with one another, have discussions, and plan for the future of the club. All are welcome, especially those who have never joined...

Sunday, April 30, 2017 1pm, 5pm
The 2nd Annual Open Drawing Concert

Come draw while musicians play!

Discover: A Conversation between Art and Science

In aims to form a stronger bond between Art and Science, Brown and RISD art students will be paired with Brown PhD Science students to collaborate and...

Monday, May 1, 2017
RISD CE: Summer Camps & Courses, Ages 6-17: Register Now

RISD CE: Summer Camps & Courses, Ages 6-17: Register Now This summer, the RISD Young Artist Program offers full-day camps and half-day courses in...

RISD LEADS -Leading in Uncertain Territory

Featuring: Greg Nemes, Co-Founder, Work-Shop Design Studio Design education and training teaches us to work in the Uncertain –- to see and question...

Monday, May 1, 2017 2pm, 6pm
Illustration Senior Show #7

Please join us for our seventh Senior Show of 2017! There are nine senior show groups this year. There will be a new exhibition up in the ISB Gallery each...

Artist Talk:  Felandus Thames

Printmaking sponsored lecture. http://www.felandusthames.com/Felandus_Thames/HOME.html http://www.heatherjames.com/artists/felandus-thames

Monday, May 1, 2017 6:30pm
LACE Pop-up Show

Come learn about the Leadership and Community Engagement Fellows, who will share socially-engaged projects and leadership initiatives happening at RISD and...

Monday, May 1, 2017 7pm
"Theoretically Speaking"

A conversation with President Rosanne Somerson and Virgil Abloh on contemporary design theory and its relation to current culture across mediums. 5:30 pm...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 5:30pm
Spring Banquet at the Portfolio Cafe

Portfolio Cafe is hosting a Spring Banquet with the dinner menu created by Doug Williams along with pastries by Johnson & Wales pastry interns. RISD Dining...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 5pm
HOT NIGHTS - Senior Thesis

Seniors in the glass department will lead experiments in the hot shop as part of their thesis work. RISD Glass initiated Hotnights as a means of cultivating...

Star Wars Day at the Met

Star Wars Day- costume contest, the original trilogy on the big screen and of course dinner at the Met on May 4th from 6pm to midnight. "May the 4th be with...

Thursday, May 4, 2017